Michelin North America Inc. has acquired Lehigh Technologies Inc., a company that transforms rubber from end-of-life tires and industrial goods into materials for new tires and other products.
The sun wasn’t shining brightly, but BMW Team RLL’s Bill Auberlen, Alexander Sims and Kuno Wittmer, and Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller were brilliant in the ten hours of the Motul 20th Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, the final race of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
The 2.54-mile circuit at Road Atlanta may appear unchanged to the thousands of fans at this weekend’s big 20th Petit Le Mans race, but Michelin sees a notable difference.
Michelin and its GT Le Mans (GTLM) class technical partner teams combined to deliver a dramatic finish to today’s penultimate round of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship here at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Located 180 feet above the paddock, the famed Corkscrew section at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca provides a grand view of the downhill run and perhaps to the final stages of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship battle.
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced that Michelin will become the “Official Tire of IMSA” in its premier series – the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and its two major Challenge series – beginning in 2019.
The pressure was on at the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, as the GT-only field headed out on the challenging 3.27-mile circuit for the third to last race of the 2017 season.
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing needed a win to reignite its championship bid and they got it today at Road America with a strong performance by pole sitter Dirk Mueller and co-driver Joey Hand who took their No. 66 Ford GT to the GT Le Mans class victory.
Porsche took the pole position, set a qualifying lap record and backed it up with a 1-2 overall finish in the Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.
Simple Tire LLC is promoting a new relationship with Michelin’s family of tire brands. The online tire seller is now a Michelin authorized retailer.
Training materials for new drivers in all 50 states will now include tire safety information, thanks to an effort led by Michelin North America Inc. and the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
Three tire makers have been named by Forbes as one of the most reputable companies in Canada.
Just one week after claiming the first win for the BMW M6 GTLM at Watkins Glen, BMW Team RLL co-drivers Bill Auberlen and Alexander Sims scored again at the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.
It takes a big commitment to be successful at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP), site of this weekend’s stop on the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Michelin commitments are expected to help both the teams and drivers, as well as race fans.